During the interval of the 3rd/4th class Molaga’s Got Talent final, Kevin I from Ms McGinley’s class read The Gruffalo to us. Kevin had rehearsed this a lot and really entertained everyone with his fantastic voices!!
Follow the link for a clip of one of his rehearsals, as well as a picture of a Gruffalo that Kevin drew.
The 5th class children from St Molaga’s were invited to visit Balbriggan Community College. The children were split into different coloured groups on arrival. They then, with their group leader, visited the art room to make gory cuts out of paint, glue and plaster, the tech room to look at robots, the science lab to make fire and dissect a lambs heart and finally to their new amazing gymnasium to jump the high jump and climb the climbing wall.
The children got a real flavour of what secondary school in Balbriggan Community College will be like if they chose to go there.
Daniel from Ms Mc Ginley’s 6th class took part in the juvenile races as part of the Boyne 10k experience. He came first in the 400 metres in his age category. Well done Daniel. His buddies Josh and Shane were there to cheer him on.
Ms O Brien’s group made coconut snowballs desserts. We made small balls of dough which we then rolled in sugar syrup and then into desiccated coconut. It was a messy lesson but lots of fun and there were even yummy to taste.
Painting with Ice
We poured different coloured paints into ice cube trays. We placed lollipop sticks in to the centre of each paint cube. We placed the trays into the freezer for 24 hours. When we removed the ice cubes of paint from the trays we the set about painting Christmas themed paintings. It was extremely messy but great fun.
Lemon Drizzle Cake
As a group we planned how to bake a lemon drizzle cake. We listed the ingredients and the method in sequence. Lucky us we got to go into the staffroom to bake the cake. We all took turns measuring, beating and mixing the cake. Ms O Brien placed the mixture into the oven for 55 mins at 180 degrees.
When it was cooled the next day we returned to the staffroom and mixed icing sugar and lemon juice together to make the drizzle icing. We were able to eat it immediately. It was delicious.
Bhí craic agus ceol againn i rang a trí an tseachtain seo. Bhíomar ag cleachtadh damhsa nua, ag foghlaim faoi Naomh Pádraig, ag déanamh ealaín le seamróga agus ag cleachtadh ‘An Haka Gaelach’ agus dán nua don cheolchoirm. Bhuaigh Emma agus James duaiseanna i gcomórtais scríbhneoireachta agus póstaer, maith sibh! Féach ar ár bpictiúir!
We have had great fun taking part in sports conditioning training with Stephen and Ciarán over the past few weeks. We have learned about how to take care of our bodies and developed new sports skills through different activities.